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Leadership, Habits and Ego

Leadership Habits As human beings we are all creatures of habits and daily routines. Yes, even you and even me. Have a think about a usual day for you. Do you get up in the morning and go to the gym before work, do you grab that much-needed morning coffee from the café just down […]

How to Effectively Lead a Construction Team 

In these economically fraught times, as we’re hit with headline after headline detailing the sad collapse of Australian home builders, one thing has become clear; leadership in the construction industry has never been more important.  Indeed, construction plays a vital role in the Australian economy. It generates nearly 360 billion in revenue and contributes to […]

The Power of Vulnerability in Leadership

I remember just before COVID we had launched our Outstanding Leadership Awards. What a time to launch a global event. We had received 100’s of nominations and everything was locked in to deliver an outstanding events platform. The reschedules, changes in venue, stress, frustrations from finalists and more lead to me having a mini breakdown. […]

Working with a Narcissist?

So, you think your boss is a narcissist.  Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have one of these people as a manager, it may be no consolation that you’re in good company. So how do you stay sane? What’s the best way to reduce the […]

Keys to New Skills, Talents and Mindset

I’ll be honest. In the past I was not a fan of doing things twice. If you are like many other people, busyness and fear gets in the way of building new skills, and habits as well as achieving goals. However today I am regularly shaping my saw and practicing, practicing, failing, succeeding, practicing, learning, […]

How to Manage a Difficult Boss

According to a study by the Harvard Business Review, the majority of people surveyed reported having a bad boss at some point in their careers. Working with a bad boss can be a challenging and stressful experience that can make going to work each day feel like an uphill battle.

Whether your boss is micromanaging, abusive, or simply ineffective, the situation can leave you feeling stressed, demotivated, and unappreciated. However, there are ways to navigate this difficult situation and maintain your professionalism while working with a bad boss.

How To Show Courage In Everyday Life (Step-By-Step)

We all know how it feels to be courageous. Whether standing up for a cause, taking on a challenge, or facing our fears, courage is essential to grow and thrive. But how can you show courage in everyday life?

Nelson Mandela once famously said, “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

This quote reminds us that true courage is not about the absence of fear but the ability to push through our fears and take action. After all, it is only human nature to experience fear. But it takes courage to make you do something even if you are afraid.

Building courage is like cooking a recipe. You can’t just bake a cake. You need the right amounts of ingredients and to follow the cooking instructions step-by-step to cook something delicious.

Well, the same is true for how to show courage in everyday life! If you follow our ‘courage recipe,’ you’ll learn how to take small but meaningful actions that will build your courage over time. So let’s get started!